Mike Eskew talks about what globalization, with enough effort, could accomplish by the year 2050. He also speaks on how UPS can and does contribute to this goal. Applications of the US infrastructure, transportation and environment are also discussed. BR>This is an audio only event hosted by the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia.
The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia is a private, non-profit, non-partisan educational organization dedicated to creating a more informed citizenry on matters of national and international significance.
Established in 1949 as a forum for discussing differing points of view, the Council does not endorse candidates for public office or lobby for policies. Membership is open to all who share its principles. The Council currently serves over 120 corporate members and their CEOs, and more than 4,000 other executives and individual members.
Mike Eskew serves as chairman and chief executive officer for UPS, the world's largest package delivery company and a global leader in supply chain services.
In addition to his corporate responsibilities, Eskew is a Trustee of The UPS Foundation and The Annie E. Casey Foundation, which is the country's largest foundation dedicated to disadvantaged youth. In 2003, Eskew was appointed to the President's Export Council and was elected chairman of the U.S.-China Business Council in 2004. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the 3M Corporation and is a member of the Business Roundtable.